Cypress Point Beach

Temporary Lane Closures on W Platt Street and S Willow Avenue began March 2, 2022 for Utility Construction

Posted Date

A portion of W Platt Street between S Willow Avenue and S Boulevard and S Willow Avenue between W Cleveland Street and W Platt Street will close daily from 9 am to 4 pm beginning on Tuesday, March 2, 2022 for utility construction.  A utility contractor will be installing a small wireless facility on the north side and associated utilities on the south side of W Platt Street between S Willow Avenue and S Delaware Avenue.

One (1) lane on W Platt Street between S Willow Avenue and S Delaware Avenue and one (1) southbound left turn lane on S Willow Avenue between W Cleveland Street and W Platt Street will close at 9 am beginning on March 2, 2022. 

One (1) lane of traffic on W Platt Street between S Willow Avenue and S Delaware Avenue and one (1) southbound left turn lane on S Willow Avenue between W Cleveland Street and W Platt Street will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.

The sidewalks within the work areas will be closed during construction.  Pedestrians will be detoured to other sidewalks in the area with signage.

It is anticipated that all lanes on W Platt Street between S Willow Avenue and S Delaware Avenue and on S Willow Avenue between W Cleveland Street and W Platt Street will be open by 4 pm on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, weather permitting.

The City of Tampa recommends that motorists use alternative routes to avoid congestion.

Eastbound motorists can use W Kennedy Boulevard between S Willow Avenue and S Boulevard, in lieu of W Platt Street. Eastbound trucks can use W Kennedy Boulevard between S Howard Avenue/N Armenia Avenue and S Boulevard, in lieu of W Platt Street.

Southbound motorists can use W Kennedy Boulevard between Willow Avenue and S Boulevard, in lieu of W Platt Street.

ROW-20-0001237 & CPP-21-0000135

 

For additional information, please contact:

For additional information, please contact:

Debbie Herrington, P.E., Transportation ROW Engineer

City of Tampa Mobility Department

(813) 274-3104; debbie.herrington@tampagov.net